Hypertension

Hypertension Teaching 1462

The patient was taught in hypertension in what way and at what time to take blood pressure measurements using home monitoring equipment. The patient was instructed to take blood pressure at the same time each day, have a record of blood pressure readings. The patient was encouraged the importance of evading all tobacco products. The patient was advised the need to stop obesity.

Hypertension Teaching 1762

Instructed that medication Spironolactone is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat swelling (edema) caused by certain conditions (e.g., congestive heart failure) by removing excess fluid and improving symptoms such as breathing problems. Instructed that common side effects include, Drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or headache.

Hypertension Teaching 1272

Taught that most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.

Hypertension Teaching 817

Patient was instructed on hypertension. People with high blood pressure usually do not have any symptoms, however very high hypertension may lead to headaches especially pulsating headaches behind the eyes that occur early in the morning, visual disturbances, nausea and vomiting.

Hypertension Teaching 862

Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: cigarette smoking, high cholesterol intake and a sedentary life-style.

Hypertension Teaching 863

Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: stress, high sodium intake and obesity.

Hypertension Teaching 864

Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: age, race and family history.

Hypertension Teaching 865

Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: high cholesterol intake, obesity and a sedentary life-style.

Hypertension Teaching 866

Taught that lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.

Hypertension Teaching 867

Instructed on some measures aimed to controlling hypertension (high blood pressure), such as: decrease cholesterol intake to avoid atherosclerosis, among others.